Rob Katz is one of the most successful restaurateurs in the United States, and in 2019 he won the James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurateur with his partner Kevin Boehm. He was a finalist for the award in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Over the past 20 years, he has opened over 20 restaurants. His portfolio with Boehm includes Boka, Balena, GT Fish, GT Prime, Girl and the Goat, Little Goat, Duck Duck Goat, Swift & Sons, Cold Storage, Bellemore, Somerset, Devereaux, Momotaro, The Izakaya, Elaines, and J.Parker.In addition to the James Beard Award, Boehm and Katz won Restaurateurs of the year in TimeOut Chicago in 2010, the Chicago Tribune in 2011, and were Eater National’s Empire Builders of the years in 2012. In 2017, New City Chicago ranked them #1 in 2017 in its 50 most powerful influencers on the Chicago dining scene list.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Rob Katz and other top speakers and celebrities.